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PBS
Nov 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
decade. electric utility rates climbed five yes in a row, the biggest run-up since the 1970s. and the cost of actually paying the bills? also going up, as banks hike monthly fees: checking, a.t.m.s, overdrafts. it's all chronicled in the fine print, a new book by pulitzer prize winner david cay johnston, who argues that large corporations, with government as accomplice, have rewritten the rules at the expense of small businesses and consumers like you and me. when you signed a credit card agreement, for example, did you know this? >> that you give up your right to sue if something goes wrong. >> reporter: that, in bank disclosure agreements covering bounced check fees. >> the markup could be as i show in my book, 470,000%. >> reporter: but johnston's favorite examples come from the telecom industry. >> this is my latest monthly verizon wireless bill. one of my favorites is access charge, f.c.c. access charge. >> reporter: right, i never figured out what that was. >> well, it sounds like the f.c.c., the federal communications commission is charging you a fee. no, the governmen
ABC
Nov 29, 2012 1:40am PST
. winners were -- 5, 16, 22, 23, 29, and powerball was 6. abc's t.j. winick braving the chill here in new york to gauge powerball fever. good morning, t.j. >> reporter: good morning, rob and paula. this jackpot has already defied its own odds, 16 drawings in a row without a winner. that made last night's jackpot the second largest in u.s. lottery history. at 10:59 eastern time the numbers were drawn. the powerball jackpot just kept growing and growing. it grew to over a half a billion dollars. and would-be winners had more than half a billion ideas on how to spend it. [ indiscernible ] and make a five-story mansion. >> a happy life with no money woes. >> pay off bills. >> reporter: from convenience stores to supermarkets, the lotto machines were burning up as millions of americans in 42 states and district of columbia were lining up and dreaming big. >> that's the one right there. i'll see you tomorrow. >> reporter: in the final hours, tickets were selling at more than 100,000 per minute. in one gas station in indiana they were literally giving away powerball tickets. they had 425 of them
CNN
Nov 29, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> looking back. but, yeah, it was a second chance. i knew i had to optimize that chance. i didn't want to leave anything behind. >> steven holcomb, are you still out there racing? >> i am. >> what's next? >> 2014 is the next olympics. we have just won three of our four races anyway row. i'm looking to defend this gold medal and get another one and hopefully a second one. >> we knew him. we talked to him. >> we're glad you're here. glad you're with us. glad for all your success. >>> from battles on the campaign trail to a lunch date. president obama and mitt romney will be meeting today. what do the two have to talk about? meet the 5-passenger ford c-max hybrid. when you're carrying a lot of weight, c-max has a nice little trait, you see, c-max helps you load your freight, with its foot-activated lift gate. but that's not all you'll see, cause c-max also beats prius v, with better mpg. say hi to the all-new 47 combined mpg c-max hybrid. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little white lie now an
NBC
Nov 29, 2012 7:00am PST
threw up all over the people sitting below. yeah. >> in the middle -- >> front row of the mezzanine to just kind of lean over and -- i hope it wasn't a critique. >> in the middle of the show. >> in the middle of the show right as i started a big monologue. >> and you were aware this had happened? >> well, i was aware something had happened, i didn't know what it was exactly, but there was a lot of kind of gasping -- there was gasping and some yelling and it didn't subside and i didn't know what was going on. >> apparently this member of the audience had been inbibing before coming to the show? >> that's what i heard. >> you went on letterman's show, you did a top ten list about this audience member and this incident. number nine, not my worst review. number four, i'll never complain about a cell phone ring again. and number one, i guess i'm not the only one who's drunk. >> yeah. i've been able to kind of hold in my vomit, but i've been loaded when i do the show. >> how do you go on in a show when you realized what's happened? i know the show must go on is the expression. but that's
Search Results 0 to 5 of about 6 (some duplicates have been removed)